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  • Hanif Kureishi
    Hanif Kureishi
    British playwright, filmmaker and novelist 1954-
    Hanif Kureishi
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    How disturbing it is that our illusions are often our most important beliefs.
    Source: Intimacy (2010) 83
  • Bahman Ghobadi
    Bahman Ghobadi
    Iranian-Kurdish film director, producer and writer 1969-
    Bahman Ghobadi
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    I'm free - but I'm also not free because there are millions of young people living in Iran. A filmmaker can only do a little.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us.
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
    American physician, businessman and politician 1952-
    Bill Frist
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    Social Security, a critically important, great program which does serve as the cornerstone of support for senior citizens, now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being. The facts are there. The facts are crystal clear.
  • Kazuo Ishiguro
    Kazuo Ishiguro
    English novelist and screenwriter 1954-
    Kazuo Ishiguro
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    An artist's concern is to capture beauty wherever he finds it.
    Source: An Artist of the Floating World (2009) 119
  • Friedrich Schlegel
    Friedrich Schlegel
    German philosopher, criticus, writer 1772-1829
    Friedrich Schlegel
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    Irony is the form of paradox. Paradox is what is good and great at the same time.
  • Atom Egoyan
    Atom Egoyan
    Armenian-Canadian stage and film director and writer 1960-
    Atom Egoyan
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    When you make a film like this, you must have the highest expectations of your audience. Having worked in situations where we have the lowest expectations of our audience.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    American short story writer 1804-1864
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one's family and friends; and lastly, the solid cash.
  • Barbara Olson
    Barbara Olson
    American lawyer 1955-2001
    Barbara Olson
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    Mistakes were made is something we heard back in '92, and that has sort of been the Clinton administration's mantra. I can't imagine that Al Gore is going to pick up that statement and carry it through the next election.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.
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